IWPS reporting from Deir Istiya, Salfit, West Bank, occupied Palestinian territories A lane is being added to the settler road dividing Deir Istiya land October 8, 2015 by IWPS Team (This article was first published on 26 September on…
Update on Bruqin and Kafr ad Dik Two villages in Salfit governorate, Bruqin and Kafr ad Dik, have been suffering from a severe shortage of water. Raw sewage and toxic chemicals are being dumped, by illegal Israeli settlements on the…
For waving a flag, dancing improvised dabkeh, and demanding freedom.
It is the first time this has happened in over a year and the children sang and chanted “Get off our land!”
“Salfit region is like Jerusalem, covered in settlements and very much wanted by the Israelis.”
Harassment and arrests by the army is just a part of the issues residents of Qarawat have to deal with day in day out.
At least 400 villagers gathered to pray in protest of Israel’s colonialist project of Palestinian land theft, the latest stage of which is the expansion of the illegal colony of Ariel.
Settler colonists begin bulldozing, in attempt to steal land from Kufr ad-Dik village (Salfit area).
Land theft for military expansion, settler shepherds cutting olive trees to feed them to their sheep, and wild pigs brought by the truckload by the settlers: Yasuf, south of Nablus.
Settlers in Tel al Rumeida, Hebron, use archaeology as a tool for land grabs.
More than 100 unarmed Nabi Saleh demonstrators, including children carrying Palestinian flags, marched from the mosque to the gas station and down the hill toward the gate of the village. The Israeli army took battle positions behind their jeeps and armored vehicles against the peaceful unarmed chanting group and a nearby donkey and its colts.
Farmer from Deir Istiya digs a ditch to divert the sewage from olive trees onto those that can better tolerate the poisoning. Trying to fix the source of the leak he would risk his life because of settler and army violence.
Locals estimate it may have been leaking for at least 6 months, killing surrounding trees and possibly polluting underground water resources.
How a pregnant donkey was threatening the security of illegal Israeli colonies in occupied Palestine and almost got itself arrested.
Jordan Valley: daily resistance against the occupation’s efforts to drive Palestinians from their land through house demolitions, movement restrictions, curfews, arbitrary arrest and detention, land confiscations, denial of access to water, electricity, health and education.